ERIC Number: ED195760
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Developing a Competency-Based Adult Education (CBAE) Program. A Handbook for Kansas Adult Educators.
This handbook for Kansas adult educators presents a process for providing competency-based adult education (CBAE) and supporting materials. The narrative describes and then charts these seven steps in development and implementation of a CBAE program: develop and adapt philosophy, evaluate current program, collect set of goals and objectives from which to select a core curriculum, choose core curriculum based on community consensus, develop program (curriculum, staff inservice training, evaluation of student progress), field test components of the CBAE process, and implement on full scale. Some questions concerning CBAE are then answered. Appendixes, amounting to over one-half of the handbook, include (1) representative statement of philosophy from California, (2) representative statement of philosophy and program evaluation form from New Jersey, (3) student needs and interests assessment tools and program objectives lists (Choosing Competencies or Life Skills materials, including Student Interest Survey, Item Pool, Adult performance Level Objectives, and List of Ranked Competencies), and (4) the brief article, Suggestions for Organizing an APL Classroom or Learning Center. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Basic Skills, Community Involvement, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy, Field Tests, Inservice Teacher Education, Objectives, Program Development, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Skills, Student Evaluation, Student Interests, Student Needs
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kansas State Office of Postsecondary Education, Topeka.
Authoring Institution: Dunbar Adult Center, Witchita, KS.
Identifiers: Adult Performance Level; Kansas; Life Skills
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